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>> it is not thanksgiving. >> i start my grilling early. >> you can cook breakfast foods on the grill. nothing like a good charcoal sercereal. >> i am going to get you guys back. >> we could see some stronger thunderstorms this afternoon. it is humid. 75 is the temperature. the dew point is 74 port mostly cloudy skies and scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. high of 84. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> police are looking for a suspect that allegedly shot a convenience store clerk.
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authorities say the clerk was taken to shock trauma with unknown injuries. anyone with information is asked to call baltimore county police. >> an elderly woman is dead. a good samaritan was taken to the hospital after a fire. >> this happened yesterday evening. kim dacey joins us live with the latest details. >> good morning. the victim was an 88-year-old woman who lived in the home with other family members. she was the only one inside the home when the fire started. the fire started just after 6:30 sunday evening near collins avenue in northeast baltimore. a neighbor was hurt trying to get into the home to save the
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victim. he was rushed to the hospital. the body was found inside the home. officials do not know how she died. neighbors say it was a terrible scene. >> i saw the flames shooting up out from the first floor and the flames were so thick and i never seen any flames like that before. it was very bad. >> everybody in the neighborhood came around trying to help. >> the cause of the fire is still under investigation. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. fire crews were busy last night battling a fire at a dundalk landmark. fire crews responded to northpoint road. some employees noticed a fire in the basement.
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firefighters were on the scene within minutes. an elderly customer was carried out of the restaurant. >> they could not get her out. i had a pocket in my hand and i picked her up and took her out of the building and put her in her car. >> i wanted to put it out. it just got too strong. the smoke got too powerful. it was too bad. i was worried about the fire and worried about everybody else. >> the fire was contained to just the one building. crews are still investigating what may have started the fire. one week ago today baltimore students began their school year. a victim remains in the hospital. he was in critical condition. doctors worked to close a
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gunshot wound in his back. the suspect faces attempted murder and first-degree murder. the church the victim is a member of -- the perry hall worship center. the pastor is working with church officials to plan a day to honor daniel borowy as the help raise money to help pay his medical expenses. >> restoring the streets to their regular state to drivers. the second annual baltimore grand prix is now in the books. about 100,000 made their way to the city for the race this weekend. navigating the city was much easier this turn. >> i think it was a lot better this year.
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there was more space to walk around. >> the crowd wasn't quite as heavy but it was spread out. quite aser wasn't nice. >> last year there were our long backups at the bridges. traffic has been good for people. we have made sure that downtown baltimore is open for business. people have been able to go back and forth to the aquarium. >> it was easier to see the race. pete gilbert love of more on the race in sports. for regular drivers, this labor day weekend was quite expensive. >> prices at the lower end of the price range in northwest baltimore. most stations are charging $3.77 for a gallon of regular.
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analysts blame isaac and is blamed on refineries in the gulf. we should start to see prices go back down when workers returned to the rigs. president obama is scheduled to tour the destructions left behind in the wake of hurricane isaac. >> some residents started the slow process of recovery. we have the latest. >> the flooding is slowly receding across southern louisiana. some neighbors are still on high alert. there was a breach at pearl river and considering evacuations of 5000 homes. >> we do not do this lightly, but safety is first. >> as they were to restore
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electricity, the rebuilding has begun. for many residents, losing everything again is making them think twice about staying. >> we are thinking about moving on. >> diana has decided not to rebuild her home. >> i have no plans on returning. >> the levee system now has some residents concerned. >> you are going to put this flood system up. it stopped the city from flooding. but you are not going to worry. >> we would not have built a system that would have induced flooding in other places. >> the army corps of engineers will study the effects of isaac. >> we will take the store and running through our models and see what lessons we learned.
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>> lessons that residents hope will lessen when the next door comes. francis coe, wbal-tv 11 news. >> isaac narrowly avoided the republican national convention in tampa. >> what did come down because some problems in d.c. >> this is a live look at the beltway and belair road. [ male announcer ] with ultra-filtered water
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>> welcome back. 5:10. 78 degrees downtown. it is pretty quiet right now as far as the rain goes. it will pick up in coverage this afternoon. it is muggy start. 75 in rock hall. 73 in columbia. low clouds, fog, drizzle. this afternoon, scattered thunderstorms will develop. high temperature of 83. back and take the forecast all the way through next weekend. >> police in new jersey, looking for somebody they say cut a boy and his sister. the boy's sister ran door-to- door trying to get help.
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another neighbor was the attacker. the older sister was babysitting. people are gearing up for the democratic national convention. hundreds of peaceful protesters marched through a town. there was a welcome party at the nascar hall of fame. which maryland politicians you can expect to see. >> major flooding in the streets of washington, d.c. a portion of the metro was closed because of flooding on the tracks. no injuries are being reported. >> 75 degrees on tv hill. labor day does not mean an end
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to all good deals. >> tips to save big money on your cars. >> taco bell thinking outside the bun with a new breakfast the bun with a new breakfast beverage. now sink your teeth into that big n' toasted if you're ready to soar. good. exits are here, here, and here. a big day calls for the big n' toasted breakfast sandwich. grab yours at dunkin' donuts.
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>> good morning. 5:15. there is a little bit of light rain and drizzle and fog in some neighborhoods.
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75 at the airport. 71 in parkton. it is humid outside. this is not a cloud cover. this is the moisture that is available in the atmosphere. it is up to two inches. that means a thunderstorm can drop up to two inches of rain. the ghost of isaac is still drifting off to the west. the atmosphere has all the moisture to work with. locally heavily amounts of rain. this is a tropical storm lesley. it will miss puerto rico. we have to keep an eye on lesley. it could approach the new england coast by the tail end of
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next weekend. variable clouds and a chance for showers and thunderstorms. heavy rain is possible in some areas. if you take the boat out today, wave heights near 1 foot. we will keep a chance for rain at 60% again tomorrow. by thursday, only down to 20%. i think friday will be a dry day. another system could come and by saturday night and sunday. temperatures in the low to mid 80's. >> labor day signals the end of summer for many americans. this could be a great time to pick up bargains. discounts on summer merchandise.
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if you're in the market for a new grille, today could be your last day to grab a great deal. taco bell is adding a breakfast soda. it feeds off the popularity of energy drinks. note details on how widely it will be available. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you put cook up? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to how to save the most money. drive your car longer. a few tips on how to do that. >> cars today are less likely to spend more time here because
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they are so far superior to cars just a decade ago. >> the average age for cars on the road today is 11 years. >> he has an article on making cars last 200,000 miiles. -- miles. the key is routine maintenance. changing the oil should also follow the manual. you can fudge on that up to 10,000 miles intervals. if something needs replacing, use only parts made or approved by the manufacturer. >> using cheap imitations will only leave it to cheap results.
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it, longer you hold on to you save a tremendous amount of money. >> up to $30,000 can be saved. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the bragging rights over who has the top-selling car. and it possible fix for unemployment. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. how does apple draw such big crowds to its store? they tell employees how to act. most of the training manual is dedicated to dealing with confrontation at the genius bars and the importance of setting out positive vibes. two winners.
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before focus is the top-selling single car nameplate. the toyota corolla is a car that sells under different names. this is used as a marketing tactic to attract buyers. ben bernanke has not ruled out more stimulus. the jobs report forecast to show the unemployment rate holding steady at 8.3%. stocks have been boosted for the past three months. markets are closed today. whole foods is phasing out its recycled plastic cards. one version made of responsibly harvested wood and one made by paper. >> 5:21. 75 degrees on tv hill. people share a lot of personal information on matchmaking sites
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and that can be dangerous. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. if you could invent a new item, would you cook up? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> a tofu wrap. ♪
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>> online dating is a popular way to meet new people. >> some people you meet could be scam artists. starte doesn't always with holding hands in the park.
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>> you sign up and you pay a monthly fee. >> she signed up for two popular sites. >> there is a profile pictures and you can have up to 30 pictures of yourself. >> you can list your job and hobbies. >> you do not know who is looking at your profile. >> most people all looking for somebody who would be compatible. there are also bad guys looking for personal information to steal. >> be careful about divulging too much information. >> scam artists are looking for personal information. >> people might not anticipate other ways that data can be
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used. >> my pictures were now attached to a profile to somebody that was not me. >> four months later, she found out that somebody stole her pictures and use them on a bogus site. >> i am not sure how they took them but to have my face. >> they start their own prior rofile. >> you need to limit what personal information you reveal. the intent is to find someone you can share your life with. can be an unwanted intention to a crook. >> that was bob hansen
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reporting. 75 degrees on tv hill. >> a party and is in gunfire -- ends in gunfire. >> an elderly woman is killed in a house fire in northeast baltimore. >> good morning. the democrat convention is scheduled to start tomorrow. what is president obama doing on his way here? >> we expect some
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody.
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welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am sarah caldwell. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> sara has already started up her grill. >> nothing wrong with that. that is what really is for. today will be kind of like yesterday. some strong storms develop this afternoon. you can probably plan on running it is some rain today. the dew point is 73. it is a muggy start. showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. high temperature of 83. we will come back and check the seven-day forecast into next weekend. >> a house fire in northeast
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baltimore claims the life of an elderly woman. norths haven't on east avenue. kim dacey is live with the latest -- this happened on east north avenue. >> a neighbor try to save the woman inside. he was injured and the woman perished. >> simply looking into the home, all you see is black. all that remains are charred. the walls are dark from the smoke. >> the fire started around 6:40 sunday evening at this home on east north avenue in northeast baltimore. >> i saw the flames shooting up out from the first floor and the flames were so thick and intense. i've never seen any flames like that before. it was really, really bad. >> the whole neighborhood -- everybody in the neighborhood that came around trying to help,
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getting people out of their houses and stuff. >> a neighbor got hurt when trying to the into the home to save an elderly woman. he was rushed to hospital. firefighters found the elderly woman's body inside the home. >> this was an 88-year-old woman. if she lives with other relatives in the home. nobody else was home at the time. >> they comforted one another as they walked away. officials do not know how the woman died. they think it was from smoke inhalation and burns. because of this fire remains under investigation. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a labor day weekend party is now at the center of a homicide investigation. police are searching for the person who shot and killed
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larelle amos. this happened just after 2:00 on sunday morning. somebody fired shots from the next block and one of them hit her in the chest. she was in the wrong place at the wrong time. police are looking for three men involved in the shooting of a food delivery man. this happened on clifton terrace as the man was dropping off and order. three strangers walked up and started to shoot. the man was able to drive off but not before being shot and hitting several parked cars. >> we have an update. two baltimore city police detectives on administrative leave after they shot an armed man. police say they noticed an armed
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man sitting on the steps of the house in north baltimore. he allegedly ran inside. he pointed a handgun at the officers. that is when one of the officers fired. the detectors are part of the city's violent crime impact section. >> democrats are gearing up for their convention this week. >> president obama is on the road. >> tracie potts has the convention preview this morning. >> hello, colorado! >> president obama stops in ohio and louisiana today. sunday in colorado, he slammed last week's gop convention in tampa. >> a lot of talk about bold
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choices. nobody ever bothered to tell us what they were. >> mitt romney was at church in new hampshire. he sent paul ryan on the campaign trail to respond to the president's claim that republicans are running on empty. >> we're offering a vision. >> this week we get the democrat's vision. >> we're motivated now. >> he has done a lot for me. >> not everybody is cheering support. hundreds demonstrated in the capital. they want tougher regulations on banks and the environment. the president will soar 30 miles from new orleans.
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he will speak with reporters. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:35. 75 degrees on tv hill. younger children taking medications --one family is working to avoid that solution. >> new research proves most of the time your kids are fine during temper tantrums. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you cook up? i'm thinking it has to do with bacon. you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> live, local, late-breaking. you're watching wbal-tv 11 news today with stan stovall and mindy basara, insta-weather
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plus with tony pann, and sarah caldwell with traffic pulse 11. wbal-tv 11 news today continues in a moment.
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>> welcome back. 78 degrees downtown. low to mid 70's in the suburbs. it is muggy start. it will be about the same as yesterday weather-wise. some stronger thunderstorms are likely to develop this afternoon. the dew points are in the low 70's. 75 degrees in catonsville. we should make it up to about 83. lake rain showers this morning. we could see a locally heavy
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amounts of rain. high temperature of 83. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. and an update on the tropics. >> researchers have developed a guide that helps parents determine when a tantrum is part of being a toddler or part of a behavior problem. >> most tantrums' happen when a child is tired or frustrated. less than 10% of children have a daily tantrum. patterns are linked to mental- health problems. children are being allowed to take drugs for behavioral problems. >> it seems drugs on not the only solution. one family found success with interactive metronome.
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>> it looks like a noisy video game but it is a therapy that is helping a child trained his brain. he was having a lot of trouble in school. he could not focus and nobody knew what was wrong. >> i tried so many things. i would stare off into space. the teacher would tap on my desk to wake me up. >> he was in danger of going on medication. >> adam could not understand instruction. he could not coordinate his physical movements to do some of the instruction. every day was a struggle. >> they tried a new treatment.
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>> the brain timing is in mperfect. >> patients hear a tone and half to tap their foot to meet the beat. >> the motor plant and sequencing in the brain becomes more organized. the relates to learning faster so that we can do better in the classroom. >> his parents say he showed a remarkable difference. >> we streamlined him into a regular classroom. >> he tested into the gifted kids program. >> wow, i can do this and i was never able to do this. >> it saved his life.
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>> a lot of kids are gifted. their brain needs to be retrained. 5:43. 75 degrees on tv hill. a number of high-profile maryland politicians are scheduled to play a part in the democratic convention. >> the internet makes it easy to track the conventions. how google is keeping tabs on interesting trends. >> some storms are on the way. tony has your holiday forecast tony has your holiday forecast when we come
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>> good morning. we have some cloud cover again today and some rain shower activity in some neighborhoods.
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75 at the airport. 73 in westminster. the dew points are in the same neighborhood. this is the available moisture in the atmosphere. there is a lot of it around the mid atlantic region. we have the remnants of isaac drifting into the moister field. scattered showers and thunderstorms later this morning and this afternoon. you can see the circulation. not a lot showing up on the radar right now. some hit and miss showers. the radar will light up this afternoon. we could see want to two inches of rain. this is tropical storm lesley. it will miss puerto rico. a lot of the computer models take it to the north and
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northwest. this could come fairly close to the new england coast line. we will keep an eye on lesley. variable clouds and a chance for showers and thunderstorms. it will be a muggy day. high temperature between 80 and 85. wave heights near 1 foot if you take the boat out today. same thing tomorrow. this will be a slow-moving system. 60% chance of rain on tuesday. 40% on wednesday. temperatures will stay in the low to mid 80's. another system comes in on saturday night and sunday. >> the democratic convention begins tomorrow. when it comes to convention coverage, and internet giant is setting a new standard.
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>> google is tracking trends and what people are searching might surprise you. >> we are what we search. google is using we're searching to attract political trends. like the speeches by ann romney and paul ryan. >> that was 42 years ago. we now have five sons and 18 beautiful grandchildren. >> five sons and 18 grandchildren. that is when the traffic went up. >> my mom is my role model.
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>> it is an option more prevalent now than ever. instant answers about a candidate's position and personality. [unintelligible] >> a trend that will continue when the dems take center stage in charlotte. >> you will hear from a few maryland politicians. >> barbara mikulski is expected to lead the program that highlights women candidates in 2012. is the longest serving woman in the history of congress. steny hoyer will also have a
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prominent role. martin o'malley is slated to speak at the convention in charlotte. >> wbal is your home for every moment of the democratic convention culminating with president obama's acceptance speech on thursday. 5:50. 75 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you cook up? >> hmm. >> the orioles got another win and some statistics are amazing. and the baltimore grand prix. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- if you could invent a new item for a fast-food menu, what would you cook up? that sounds good.
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hmm. >> keep sending us those responses. >> would you like to see? con-flavored cherios. >> right, very cool. >> good morning. the good times continue to roll for the orioles. now just two back of the yankees. chris tillman had a fabulous season did not have a great day. giving up a two-run shot to chris dickerson. chris tillman had to leave with a sore arm. mark reynolds.
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best we can on the road for an orioles against new york. turn to randyr yo wolf. top of the six, orioles' bats come to life. there is that man again. mark reynolds. three-run shot. second to run home run game. nick markakis with a single. 8-3. the orioles win all three series in new york. checking in on the baltimore grand prix. a bit of a crash there on lap 9
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. the 28 car took the lead and never looked back. he got the win. the season finale in two weeks. willpower could have won the race car championship. they will settle that title. have a great day. >> you went down to the grand prix? >> it was fantastic. >> walmart is checking out a new checkout system where customers use their phone. >> the world's biggest crab cake. how many ingredients in took to put together. >> a music festival with more than 100,000 people in
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philadelphia. a big-time hollywood director also dropped by. >> we expect some heavy rain this afternoon.
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>> one person is dead in a house fire in baltimore. >> good morning. the democrat convention is


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